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Gay Malawi couple separated in prison

One of two gay men jailed in Malawi after they got engaged has been transferred to another prison, a human rights campaigner and gay rights activist said Wednesday.


Teen inventor powers struggling village

14-year-old William Kamkwamba dreamed of powering his village with the only resource freely available to him -- wind. His native Malawi had gone through one of its worst droughts seven years ago, killing thousands, when he thought of building a windmill to generate electricity and pump much-needed water.


Madonna wins OK for 2nd Malawi adoption

Malawi's highest court said Friday that Madonna could adopt a second child from the southern African country.


Malawi backs Madonna adoption bid

An official of the Malawi government has backed Madonna's bid to adopt a second child from the African country.


Madonna adoption in Malawi looks likely

A British children's charity has urged Madonna to rethink her planned adoption of a Malawian baby girl as the singer was reportedly due in the east African country to take custody of a four-year-old child.


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